The Official Student News Media of Southeastern Louisiana University

The Lion's Roar

The Official Student News Media of Southeastern Louisiana University

The Lion's Roar

The Official Student News Media of Southeastern Louisiana University

The Lion's Roar

(from left to right) Avery Boutchard, Cameron Prejean, Ryan Thomas, Tyson Cowart, Khoa Nguyen, Ross Regard, Burlie Shola, Carter Rabalais, Bryce Gaudin, Bryan Bourg, Scott Capace Jr., Carson Regard

Delta Tau Delta: Truth, courage, faith and power

Austin Dewease, Staff Reporter March 18, 2021

In deciding which fraternities are right for them, male students must consider the reason for joining. Is it to find a group of friends who will be there for them through thick and thin? To better understand...

Sorority members address sexual assault on campus

Sorority members address sexual assault on campus

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter September 28, 2020

Discussions of sexual assault on campus have peaked in the past weeks due to surveys circulating within the Greek Life community. On Sept. 17, the university released an announcement via mass email,...

New members of Alpha Sigma Tau meet virtually for recruitment instead of the traditional rush week.

New Panhellenic Council members ZOOMed home after a week of virtual recruitment

Gabrielle Wood, Staff Reporter September 4, 2020

The Collegiate Panhellenic Council held its first ever virtual Zoom recruitment on Aug. 10 -15. The process is typically held in-person for potential new members who wish to join one of the five CPC sororities...

Sigma Sigma Sigma and Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. pose for a picture after their Greek Family was announced during the Greek Family Reunion 2019.

Greek Life changes due to COVID-19

Gabrielle Wood, Staff Reporter July 6, 2020

In the Spring 2020 semester, sororities and fraternities were notified about the cancellation of all planned events for the remainder of the semester. With the start of Phase Three pushed back for an...

Alana Marcello was recently hired as the university’s new assistant director of fraternity and sorority life. Marcello shared, “Everyone has been so warm and welcoming and truly made this transition easier than I expected.”

Marcello hired as new Greek life assistant director

Jacob Lofton, Staff Reporter November 12, 2019

Monday, Nov. 4 was the first day of work for the university’s new assistant director of Fraternity and Sorority Life, Alana Marcello. Marcello explained why she chose to apply to Southeastern after having...

Volleyball was the first Greek Week sport to take place last semester. Greek organizations partenered up in teams and competed through various activities.

OSE Breakdown: Greek Life

Gerard Borne , Staff Reporter October 10, 2019

One of the multiple branches that make up the university’s Office for Student Engagement is the Fraternity and Sorority Life department. This department oversees events such as “Greek Week”, formal...

Ali Leto, a freshman biological sciences major and chapter secretary of Alpha Omicron Pi, speaks with Taylor Mangus, a senior nursing major and president of Order of Omega, about Greek Week.

Student involvement develops leadership

Erica Welter, Staff Reporter April 9, 2019

Taylor Mangus, a senior nursing major and president of the Order of Omega, found her Greek beginnings in the Phi Mu chapter at the university. After four years with Phi Mu, Mangus joined the Order of...

Alcohol is a factor in some hazing incidents. David Burkman, opinion contributor for USA Today,  explained that tasks such as excessive drinking prevail due to a Greek members’ mindset that they need to earn their merit in their organization.

Effects of hazing linger nationally

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter April 9, 2019

Regardless of national campaigns, the mindset that one needs to experience hazing to be accepted still exists. According to a study conducted by Dr. Susan Lipkins, a psychologist and author, 31% of sorority...

Members of Greek life cheer on their teams. Greek organizations compete in the annual Greek Week through activities like dodgeball and a step show.

A look into Greek Week

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter March 29, 2019

Members of Greek life can look to compete and make connections in the annual Greek Week. Greek Week is scheduled for March 31 to April 4. This year's theme for Greek Week will be "Greekelodeon." Greek...

During the afternoon, attendees of Alpha Sigma Taus Backyard Family Day were invited to play an egg toss game.

Fellowship invites families to Greek village

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter March 23, 2019

Family and food were at the heart of Greek village this weekend. Alpha Sigma Tau Sorority held "Backyard Family Day" on Mar. 23 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the chapter's sorority house. Relatives were...

Macey Crovetto aims to develop the universitys student-leader community and build more crossover between Greek and non-Greek organizations in her position as the Greek life and student organizations coordinator.

She came with a vision

Maiah Woodring, Staff Reporter January 22, 2019

A vision for encouraging student leadership propelled Macey Crovetto into her job as the Greek life and student organizations coordinator where she oversees 108 organizations. Promoted from her position...

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